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Junior Data Manager and Architect - Advanced Drug and Disease Modeling Center

Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy/Faculty Los Angeles, California

The USC School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a Junior Data Manager and Architect. The Junior Data Manager and Architect is responsible for supporting the management and processing of data used for scientific research purposes for the USC’s School of Pharmacy Advanced Drug and Disease Modeling Center, while supporting the implementation of clinical/preclinical CDISC-compliant data standards. This position supports efforts that generate clinical and preclinical data in their projects. The Junior Data Manager and Architect will utilize vendor and internally-developed tools to review data quality, remap data per existing data standards, and support the development of data sub-sets required by research plans. The Junior Data Manager and Architect will also assist with the design and implementation of databases.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide insight into the changing database storage and utilization requirements for the company and offer suggestions for solutions

Analyze database implementation methods to make sure they are in line with company policies and any external regulations that may apply

Create data monitoring models for each product and work with our marketing team to create models ahead of new releases

Develop database design and architecture documentation for the management and executive teams

Help maintain the integrity and security of the databases

Support effective internal and external collaborations

Work effectively with team members via in-person, teleconference and web meetings

Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Preferred Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Computer Science, MIS or Medical Technology.

Experience with SAS and R coding.

1+ years' experience in industry (pharmaceutical, CRO, biotechnology, healthcare) preferred

Experience in use and manipulation of clinical data sets preferred


Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving/decision making skills

Excellent organizational skills

Demonstrated negotiation skills

Strong programming skills in SAS, R

Familiarity with SQL

Works well independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Knowledge of clinical/preclinical research industry and familiarity with the clinical drug development process

Experience in clinical/preclinical data management, specifically protocol assessment, case report form (CRF), including annotated CRF, clinical data management system (CDMS), study start up, edit check creation, data validation, database lock, reviewing source data

Ability to effectively manage time, prepare for meetings, and prioritize project work

Travel on occasion for out of town meetings (max 3%)

Math Ability: Commensurate with Bachelor's degree with emphasis on review and analysis of data.

Reasoning Ability:

Exercise sound technical judgment when making decisions and adhere to external and internal policies and regulations

Ability to proactively address issues or challenges without being specifically directed

Use sound judgment when working with critical or confidential information

REQ20067141 Posted Date: 01/23/2019

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